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Syndesmosis: Amphiarthrotic (meaning they slightly move), fibrous joint held together by ligaments. Ex: joints joining fibula and tibia

Synchondrosis: Synarthrotic (meaning they do not move), cartilaginous joints held together by hyaline cartilage. Ex: epiphyseal plate

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Syndesmosis is a type of joint where bones are connected by ligaments, allowing for minimal movement. Synchondrosis is a type of joint where bones are connected by cartilage, allowing for growth in childhood but eventually fusing into bone. Both play important roles in skeletal function and stability.

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